Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Imports are brewing
Despite renewed consumer demand for coffee makers, domestic manufacturers will not benefit. Revenue for the Coffee Maker Manufacturing industry is expected to experience a brief uptick in 2011 and 2012, but it will drop during the latter half of the period. The continued shift to overseas production will hurt domestic sales, and high input prices will strain profit margins.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The geographic spread of business locations is correlated to the location of downstream markets. Additionally, manufacturing facilities are located near population centers to increase the speed of delivery and reduce transportation costs; therefore, establishment shares per region often correspond to population shares. Companies also benefit from cluster formations, since this factor facilitates access to new technological innovations. Nevertheless, because of the relatively small number of companies involved in this industry, the dispersion of establishments does not follow a clear trend.
By share, the regions with the largest number of establishments are the Mid-Atlantic (23.5%) and the Southeast (23.5%), with four establishments each... purchase to read more